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Toshiba unveils new ultrabook at GITEX Shopper

Toshiba KIRA designed for users who demand 'premium computing experience'

Toshiba unveils new ultrabook at GITEX Shopper
Weighing 1.35kg and measuring 9.5mm at its thinnest point, the KIRA has 8GB of memory and 256GB of SSD storage.

Toshiba Gulf FZE launched its latest laptop at GITEX Shopper this week.

The KIRA is a 13.3-inch touchscreen Ultrabook powered by the fourth-generation Intel Core i7 Quad Core processor and runs on Windows 8.1 Pro.

Santosh Varghese, general manager of Digital Products and Services, Toshiba Gulf FZE said: "GITEX 2014 is the most opportune time to launch the KIRA, a masterpiece that exemplifies innovation. As a tribute to Toshiba's history of leading innovation, the KIRA is refined in performance as well as in design. It was built for demanding tasks and for the most discerning users".

Weighing 1.35kg and measuring 9.5mm at its thinnest point, the KIRA has 8GB of memory, 256GB of SSD storage and an SD card port. One of its three USB 3.0 ports is equipped with sleep-and-charge functionality, which enables users to charge their mobile devices when the ultrabook is switched off. It also comes with an HDMI port.

The KIRA contains 221 pixels per inch with a 2560x1440 ultra-fine pixel display and features complimentary Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 and Premiere Elements 11 as well as Intel HD 4400 graphics. It has a 10-point multi-touch display which features corning concore glass and Harman Kardon speakers and built-in DTS Studio Sound.

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